Org-Mode

 Org-Mode

Org-mode is a mighty tool to organize yourself! In this talk I showed how Org-mode works in general and how I use it to organize my professional life.

It was a very hands-on workshop, find the source of this presentation here: https://gist.github.com/fabrik42/b5a901a1d92c32995c6cf10fedcf356e#file-presentation-org

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Christian Bäuerlein

October 11, 2018
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  1. ORG-MODE ORG-MODE CHRISTIAN BÄUERLEIN CHRISTIAN BÄUERLEIN Created: 2018‑10‑13 Sat 14:32

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  2. BASICS BASICS 2 . 1

  3. EMACS EMACS 2 . 2

  4. WELCOME! WELCOME! Your editor of choice since 1976 2 .

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  5. FUN FACTS FUN FACTS GNU Emacs by Richard Stallmann, 1984

    First Copyle license, later to become GNU General Public License Wri en in Elisp. Emacs IS Elisp. Highly customizable, self‑documen ng Not an editor. A tool to build tools. Environment for the programming of specialized text editors. 2 . 4
  6. ORG-MODE ORG-MODE Started in 2003, ships with Emacs since 2006.

    Some tools/primi ves to organize yourself, manage projects and do scien fic research. It provides a lot of features, but you choose if/how they are used. 2 . 5
  7. PLAIN TEXT FILES PLAIN TEXT FILES 2 . 6

  8. OUTLINE OUTLINE You can create headings You can nest them

    You can fold them 2 . 7
  9. CONTENT CONTENT 3 . 1

  10. SIMPLE TEXT SIMPLE TEXT Similar to markdown, but more coherent.

    Code Appearance *bold* bold ~code~ code /italic/ italic +strike through+ strike through _underlined_ underlined =verbatim= verbatim 3 . 2
  11. LISTS LISTS One Two Three 3 . 3

  12. CHECKLISTS CHECKLISTS [ ] One [ ] Two [ ]

    Three [ ] Show cookie stats! 3 . 4
  13. LINKS LINKS Link to this presenta on in the browser

    3 . 5
  14. NOTES NOTES 3 . 6

  15. CODE CODE 3 . 7

  16. JAVASCRIPT JAVASCRIPT var x = 1; var y = 2;

    return x + y; 3 . 8
  17. HTTP HTTP GET https://www.potterapi.com/v1/sortingHat 3 . 9

  18. SHELL SHELL curl -s https://www.potterapi.com/v1/sortingHat 3 . 10

  19. TABLES TABLES Favorite Beverages Health Joy Water 8 3 Ice

    Tea 0 10 Peppermint Tea 8 8 Chococchino 1 10 3 . 11
  20. ATTACHMENTS ATTACHMENTS New A achment A ach file 3 .

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  21. ENCRYPTION ENCRYPTION 3 . 13

  22. THEMING THEMING You can change anything. 3 . 14

  23. EMACS POWERTOOLS EMACS POWERTOOLS Projec le Helm Ripgrep 3 .

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  24. TASKS TASKS 4 . 1

  25. IT'S REALLY JUST A HEADING IT'S REALLY JUST A HEADING

    4 . 2
  26. STATES STATES Watch my state ge ng changed 4 .

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  27. CATEGORIES/TAGS CATEGORIES/TAGS IMPORTANT IMPORTANT See to the right ‑> Useful

    for filtering! 4 . 4
  28. PRIORITY PRIORITY No TODO list without it… 4 . 5

  29. TIMES TIMES You can schedule tasks, set deadlines or just

    generic dates. 4 . 6
  30. CAPTURING CAPTURING 5 . 1

  31. CAPTURING IN EMACS CAPTURING IN EMACS 5 . 2

  32. TEMPLATES TEMPLATES 5 . 3

  33. AGENDA VIEWS AGENDA VIEWS 6 . 1

  34. PREDEFINED VIEWS PREDEFINED VIEWS Reason: You can have as many

    org files as you like. Agenda views work like dashboards that give you an outlook over your tasks. 6 . 2
  35. CUSTOM VIEWS CUSTOM VIEWS 6 . 3

  36. MY WORKFLOW MY WORKFLOW 7 . 1

  37. TASK ATTRIBUTES TASK ATTRIBUTES Title Content, lots of links a

    ached Most have a scheduled me Rou nes as repea ng tasks 7 . 2
  38. TASK STATES TASK STATES 7 . 3

  39. FILE SETUP AND WORKFLOW FILE SETUP AND WORKFLOW 7 .

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  40. CAPTURE TEMPLATES CAPTURE TEMPLATES 7 . 5

  41. AGENDA AGENDA 7 . 6

  42. REFILE REFILE 7 . 7

  43. ARCHIVING ARCHIVING 7 . 8

  44. GIT VERSIONING GIT VERSIONING 7 . 9

  45. MOBILE ORG-MODE MOBILE ORG-MODE for iOS for Android as alterna

    ve? (yay, plain text!) beorg Orgzly Dra s 8 . 1
  46. IS THERE EVEN MORE? IS THERE EVEN MORE? Note Keeping

    Task Management In combina on with an Emacs mail client Sync it with calendars or Trello Use it with me ranges, repea ng events, reminders For clocking tasks and generate invoices Literate programming Repeatable Research Really, anything! 9 . 1
  47. IS ORG-MODE FOR YOU? IS ORG-MODE FOR YOU? 10 .

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  48. PRO PRO Part of mighty Emacs Highly customizable Ba le‑proven,

    open source, free Endless publica ons of other produc vity freaks Full control over data, strong encryp on 10 . 2
  49. CONTRA CONTRA Steep learning curve You also need to learn

    Emacs Mobile is an effort Emacs Stockholm Syndrome 10 . 3
  50. WRAP UP WRAP UP Org‑mode is crazy cool! It can

    do almost everything. But it takes some effort to learn it. However, it is easier to get started than you might think. Just pick a couple of primi ves and give it a try, enhance/expand later. 11 . 1
  51. GOING FURTHER GOING FURTHER Spacemacs! Other Communi es: Todoist, Omnifocus

    Talk by Alex next week! My Produc vity Boosters Blog Post 12 . 1
  52. QUESTIONS? QUESTIONS? 13 . 1